August 16, 2023



PRINCETON, N.J. –  The matchups are set for the 2023 Sunshine Slam which will take place from November 11 – 21 at various sites and culminates at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Tickets for the 2023 Sunshine Slam Championship may be purchased in advance at or on the day of competition at the Ocean Center box office.

To be the first to receive updates on the Sunshine Slam follow us on Twitter @TheSunshineSlam and Instagram @SunShine_Slam.

Monday, November 20 --- SEMIFINALS

OCEAN BRACKET                                                         BEACH BRACKET

11:30 am – Siena vs. Central Michigan (FloSports)               5:30 pm – Florida State vs. UNLV (CBSSN)

1:30 pm –   Milwaukee vs. Stetson (FloSports)                     8:00 pm – Colorado vs. Richmond (CBSSN)

Tuesday, November 21 --- CHAMPIONSHIP

OCEAN BRACKET                                                         BEACH BRACKET

12:00 pm – Championship Game (FloSports)                       4:00 pm – Championship Game (CBSSN)

8:30 pm –   3rd Place Game (FloSports)                                6:30 pm – 3rd Place Game (FloSports)                                                                                   

In addition to the games in Daytona Beach, each team in the Beach Bracket will host a team from the Ocean Bracket prior to arriving in Florida:

Saturday, November 11th – Stetson at UNLV

Saturday, November 11th – Siena at Richmond

Monday, November 13th – Central Michigan at Florida State

Tuesday, November 14th – Milwaukee at Colorado


In the 2022 Sunshine Slam, UAB beat South Florida and Georgia to win the Beach Bracket, while Bucknell defeated Presbyterian and Austin Peay to capture the Ocean Bracket. UAB capitalized on their Beach Division Championship and made a run all the way to the NIT Title Game.


About The Gazelle Group

The Gazelle Group is a sports marketing firm, specializing in event production and management, client representation, and sponsorship consulting. Gazelle produces numerous nationally recognized college sports events, such as the Empire Classic, Legends Classic, Gotham Classic, Sunshine Slam, College Basketball Invitational, Kwik Trip Holiday Face-Off, Barstool Sports Invitational, Jersey Jam, Holiday Hoopfest as well as on-campus events at Duke, Kentucky, Nebraska, and other institutions across the country. For more information on the Gazelle Group, please visit and follow us on Twitter @Gazelle_Events.


About the Northeast Conference

The Northeast Conference (NEC) is the sponsoring conference of the Sunshine Slam. Entering its 42nd season, the NEC is a NCAA Division I collegiate athletic association consisting of 10 institutions of higher learning located throughout seven states. For more information on the NEC, visit the official website at or follow on Twitter @NECSports.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *